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RTL seeks scale to grow streaming business

Monday 28 June 2021 | 16:44 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Background
RTL has announced plans to merge its Dutch business with Talpa Network. If the deal is approved by regulators, RTL will retain a 70 percent stake and John de Mol 30 percent in the combined group. Talpa's production business is excluded, but the new company will have a very large share of the broadcast advertising market if the merger is successful. The main aim of the merger is to accelerate the growth of Videoland and strengthen the group's position on the direct-to-consumer streaming market.

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite / Internet
Companies: Disney / DPG Media / ESPN / Eurosport / HBO / M6 / MTV / Netflix / NPO / RTL Deutschland / RTL Nederland / TF1 / ViacomCBS / Videoland / VodafoneZiggo / WarnerMedia
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